Yahoo's e-mail crashed yesterday. Thousands of users didn't have access to their emails for hours. It is not clear what the cause of the problem is.
"You may not be able to access some of our services, including email. Our main priority right now is to resolve the issue. We appreciate your patience," a Yahoo customer service team said.
The bomb threat emails to airports and media in Bulgaria were sent by providers from Switzerland and Seychelles, the Chief Directorate for Combatting Organised Crime (CDCOC) said on August 22. A day earlier, such emails were sent to institutions in several other European countries and in Vancouver, Canada, reports BNT.
Google is advising internet users to take online security more seriously as a study it commissioned on the occasion of Safer Internet Day (SID) on Tuesday showed that one in 10 Greek internet users has fallen victim to online scams.
According to the YouGov study, one in six Greeks are concerned about the security of their online banking information.
By statistics of the Cyber Crime Specialty Department at Bulgaria's General Directorate for Combatting Organized Crime (GDBOP), the number of fake sites increases more than 10 times before major holidays, as are the upcoming ones.
False web pages are built in several languages, both for greater credibility and for widening the scope of the criminal activity.